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1 hr. 33 min.

Plot Summary
Filmed just months after the actual allied invasion of Guadalcanal late in 1942, this patriotic feature follows a ragtag group of Marines sent to fight in the South Pacific. As steely Sgt. Malone (Lloyd Nolan), Brooklyn wiseguy Potts (William Bendix) and the teenaged Anderson (Richard Jaeckel) prepare for battle, they are taken aback when they initially meet no resistance. Rattled by stealthy Japanese snipers, the Marines struggle to stay alive as they plan a major offensive against the enemy.

Cast: Preston Foster , Lloyd Nolan , William Bendix , Richard Conte , Anthony Quinn , Richard Jaeckel , Roy Roberts , Minor Watson

Director: Lewis Seiler

Genres: War

Guadalcanal Diary (1943)

Release Date: January 1st, 1943|1 hr. 33 min.

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